Soup

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Pappa alle Zucchine

Call it an obsession but Italy is on my mind all the time this summer. But rather than pasta or lasagne I have made a beautiful Pappa alle Zucchine. The...

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Celery Root Soup with Shrimps

I noticed that celery root soup is becoming more popular these days. You can find it in restaurants and hear people bragging about it at dinner parties. I think you...

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Broccoli Soup with Salty Parma Ham

I recently posted an image on my Facebook page that said ‘My heart says ‘chocolate’, but my jeans say: ‘for the love of god woman, eat a salad!’ Hilarious! I...

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Dutch Queen Beatrix Soup

I think our typical Dutch ‘Koninginnesoep’ (Queens Soup) will always be Queens Soup, even with a King on the throne. So for today I decided not to honour King Willem-Alexander,...

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Potato Leek Soup with Crispy Bacon

Somehow I find bacon not a very ladylike type of meat. It must be because of the value that men attach to it: somehow it adds to their manhood. How?...

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Fresh Herb Butter

I always thought I could do without a foodprocessor… I thought that if I had one, it would just stand in the corner and take up what little space I...

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Fennel and Bell Pepper Gazpacho

My company recently moved to a new office building. I now have a desk on a nice and sunny spot next to a window, the coffee is much better than...

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Red Lentil Soup with Cumin and Coriander

Red lentils… I find them kinda difficult. They don’t taste bad but I always found it hard to make a red lentil soup that was full of flavour. Green and...

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Dutch Winter Pea Soup

‘Erwtensoep’, we call this typical Dutch Winter Pea Soup in the Netherlands. This green pea soup is so deeply engrained in the Dutch’ mindset and culture that when I eat it...

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Spicy Bell Pepper Soup

This spicy bell pepper soup is not for the weak hearted. It warms you up even if it is far below zero. Here’s what you need for 6 bowls of...

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Spanish Chorizo and Chickpea soup

Next weeks trip is going to the lovely country where I spent my Erasmus Exchange period: Spain! But rather than going to the sunny beaches of Andalusía, I will be...

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Hunters Mushroom Soup

This week I am going on a business trip to the capital of the Czech Republic Prague! I really hate my job… NOT! I was supposed to do some preparational...